The Arrest of Andrei Tverdokhlebov, 18 April 1975 (36.1)

<<No 36 : 31 May 1975>> On 18 April 1975 Andrei Tverdokhlebov, an active participant in the human rights movement, was arrested in Moscow. The arrest was carried out by the Moscow procurator’s office. Tverdokhlebov is charged under Article 190-1 of the RSFSR Criminal Code. The investigation is headed by Senior Investigator Gusev of the … Continue reading The Arrest of Andrei Tverdokhlebov, 18 April 1975 (36.1)

Events in Lithuania: May-December 1973 (30.11)

<<No 30 : 31 December 1973>> On 14 May 1973, the first anniversary of Romas Kalanta’s self-immolation (see CCE 26.11 and CCE 27.3), extra detachments of police armed with rubber truncheons and equipped with portable two-way radios patrolled Kaunas. Pupils and officials of various institutions were also delegated to help maintain order. There were many … Continue reading Events in Lithuania: May-December 1973 (30.11)